Willie Nelson Records Iconic Song With ACM Awards New Artist Nominees

Willie Nelson will team up with this year's Academy of Country Music Awards New Female and New Male Vocalist nominees for a version of Willie's hit "OnThe Road Again (ACM Lifting Lives Edition).” Ingrid Andress, Gabby Barrett, Jordan Davis, Russell Dickerson, Lindsay Ell, Riley Green, Caylee Hammack, Cody Johnson, Tenille Townes and Morgan Wallen are all taking part in the song, which will be available across all digital platforms and can be heard on Country radio beginning this Thursday (August 13th).

Proceeds from the single will benefit ACM Lifting Lives COVID-19 Response Fund to be disbursed to individuals in the Country Music community who are currently in need of pandemic relief assistance.

The winners for the 55th ACM Awards New Female and New Male Artist of the Year categories will be announced in the coming weeks. The ACM Awards were postponed due to COVID-19 and will take place in Nashville, TN for the first time in the show’s history on September 16th on CBS at 8 p.m. ET. The show will be broadcasting from Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House, the historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe.